Vital Football

Latest Arsenal FC News

Randall Eyeing Premiership Matches

Randall Eyeing Premiership Matches

Promising Arsenal midfielder Mark Randall is hoping to be given a chance to shine in The Premiership this season after impressing in the academy and reserves last season.

He joined Arsenal less than a year ago as a schoolboy, and it took Arsene Wenger all of 6 months to decide he was worthy of a professional contract.

His favoured posistion is central midfield, but if he is to play in the Premiership next season, it's more likely to be on one of the flanks.

He made 17 apperances in all last season. Ten for the Under-18's and seven for the reserves, scoring two goals.

The youngster told Arsenal.com: 'Hopefully I will get a run-out in the Premier League this season but maybe I will go out on loan. I don't know yet.

He puts those who rant and rave about Arsene Wenger having an agenda with English youngsters to shame, confirming that if you are good enough, you play.

'But as a youngster I feel if you are good enough then you will get your chance here. The boss has shown that in the past.'

He then went on to speak abou the benefits of joining the first team on their tour of Austria: 'The first team come to Austria every season and a lot of young players want to be part of the tour.

'Training with them is a lot sharper. Having such good players around you all the time makes it a lot easier both for yourself and your team-mates.

'There is also a great spirit around the squad at the moment and it was great to be part of that.'

Writer:Nick Simmonett
Date:Saturday July 28 2007
Time: 11:06AM

Comments

0
Mark keeps nagging me for a game on Football Manager 07, but I've asked him to be patient.
JakeB
28/07/2007 11:51:00
0
It will be nice to see someone from the reserve team make it to the 1st team. I was impressed with Randall in the Barnet game, though he didnt look that good against Salzburg. Lets hope he gets a good run in the CC.
prits
28/07/2007 12:16:00
0
well, can anyone tell me which wing Randall has been deployed on during pre-season? And I hear that Kieron Gibbs ahd a good game yesterday in the 2-1 win over Inter? Nice to see a few of the reserves being given a chance to show what they can do and stake a claim for a place in the side. »»Arsene Knows««
Wingston75
30/07/2007 14:47:00
0
Both Randall and Gibbs were played at left wing during pre-season. We seem to have fewer options there without Rosicky. Gibbs did have a good game, he didnt look out of place, put in a few good tackles and set up Flamini nicely for his shot on goal.
prits
30/07/2007 16:04:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Arsenal Articles

Whose Your Clubs' Lucky Scoring Omen?

Some clubs in the Premier League just seem to have a player with lady luck on their side and when they score in a game, that match always returns at least a point.

Cech, Alexis & Ozil Injury Updates

Goalkeeper Petr Cech has been ruled out for up to four weeks with a calf injury today and we also have updates on Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil.

Wenger - Ozil & Alexis Must Wait

Manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed that contract extension talks with Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez have been placed on hold until the summer.

Wenger Mimics Trump In PSG Link

Questioned about whether or not he had been offered a two year deal by Paris Saint-Germain, Arsene Wenger turned orange and mimicked Donald Trump.

Archived Vital Arsenal Articles

Vital Arsenal articles from

Site Journalists

Rocky7
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

West Brom MotM
Suggested By:
Cech0%
Bellerin5%
Mustafi0%
Koscielny0%
Monreal5%
Oxlade-Chamberlain0%
Xhaka25%
Walcott0%
Ramsey10%
Welbeck5%
Sanchez50%
Sub-Ospina0%
Sub-Giroud0%
Sub-Iwobi0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 28 22 3 3 69 38
2 Spurs 28 17 8 3 59 34
3 Man City 28 17 6 5 57 24
4 Liverpool 29 16 8 5 56 25
5 Man Utd 27 14 10 3 52 19
6 Arsenal 27 15 5 7 50 22
7 Everton 29 14 8 7 50 21
8 WBA 29 12 7 10 43 1
9 Stoke 29 9 9 11 36 -9
10 Southampton 27 9 6 12 33 -3
11 AFC Bournemouth 29 9 6 14 33 -12
12 West Ham 29 9 6 14 33 -12
13 Burnley 29 9 5 15 32 -11
14 Watford 28 8 7 13 31 -15
15 Leicester City 28 8 6 14 30 -14
16 Crystal Palace 28 8 4 16 28 -10
17 Swansea 29 8 3 18 27 -27
18 Hull City 29 6 6 17 24 -32
19 Middlesbrough 28 4 10 14 22 -13
20 Sunderland 28 5 5 18 20 -26
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Arsenal Results (view all)

Arsenal Fixtures (view all)

Apr 2 2017 4:00PM : Manchester City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 5 2017 7:45PM : West Ham United (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 10 2017 8:00PM : Crystal Palace (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 17 2017 8:00PM : Middlesbrough (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 22 2017 3:00PM : Sunderland (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 23 2017 3:00PM : Manchester City (H)
FA Cup

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.connor2
2.Naijagunner1
Vital Football Comment